Nadia Bozak is the author of the novels Orphan Love and El Niño, the first two parts of her Border Trilogy. She also writes short stories. Most recently, stories from a collection entitled Thirteen Shells, which follows thirteen years in the life of a girl named Shell have appeared or are forthcoming in Walrus, Joyland, and Prairie Fire.
Nadia was born and raised in London, Ontario. In addition to being a novelist and short-story writer, she has a Phd in Comparative Literature from the University of Toronto. Her doctoral work concentrated on the relationship between cinema and the biophysical world, resulting in her book The Cinematic Footprint: Lights, Camera, Natural Resources. Nadia’s research, teaching, and search for solitude have taken her to the Yukon, Russia, Korea, Japan, Ireland, Scandinavia, and, most recently, the border regions of Arizona, and the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico.
Nadia is Assistant Professor of English at Carleton University in Ottawa.
House of Anansi, World, 2016
House of Anansi, World, May 2014